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venue

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noun ven·ue \ˈven-ˌyü\

Simple Definition of venue

  • : the place where an event takes place

Full Definition of venue

  1. 1 a :  the place from which a jury is drawn and in which trial is held <requested a change of venue> b :  the place or county in which take place the alleged events from which a legal action arises c :  a statement showing that a case is brought to the proper court or authority

  2. 2 a :  locale 1; also :  a place where events of a specific type are held <music venues> b :  outlet 1c

Examples of venue

  1. The venue of the trial has been changed.

  2. The nightclub provided an intimate venue for her performance.



Origin of venue

Anglo-French, alteration (influenced by venue arrival, attendance) of vinné, visné, literally, neighborhood, neighbors, from Vulgar Latin *vicinatus, alteration of Latin vicinitas vicinity


First Known Use: 1531



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